Chocolate Is Forever

Classic Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, Pies, Puddings, Candies, Confections, and More
by Maida Heatter, David Lebovitz

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From simple sweets to complex confections, create dazzling desserts with this beautifully illustrated chocolate cookbook from a baking "legend" (New Yorker).
Maida Heatter is one of the most trusted and beloved cookbook authors of all time. Her recipes, each a modern classic, have inspired extraordinary bakers such as Dorie Greenspan, Christina...
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Published By Voracious

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 304

Publication Date 04/07/2020

ISBN 9780316460149

Dimensions 7.35 inches x 9.35 inches

Whenever someone tells me they want to start baking, I tell them to turn to Maida Heatter."
— Dorie Greenspan

Everything I know about baking I learned from Maida Heatter… it’s as if she’s standing beside you in the kitchen, encouraging you as you go along.”

— Martha Stewart Living

Maida Heatter is the fairy godmother of anything sweet, spicy, crunchy, chewy, or fluffy that you could possibly imagine baking.”

— Wolfgang Puck

“The Queen of Cake… Maida’s goal is a perfect dessert every time—and she wants those who follow her recipes to achieve the same end.”
— Saveur

Doyenne of desserts, queen of cookies, sultana of sweetsPeople love to bake Maida Heatter recipes… producing luscious creations that almost invariably bring grown men and women to their knees.”

— New York Times

“Her recipes (and Maida herself) are known for their precision; each step is integral, each ingredient intentional… you need to read her cookbooks, and bake from them.” 
— Food52

“There are no secrets. Maida Heatter is in your kitchen corner. The conversation is easy to follow, and you pick it up whenever you crack open one of her books… Most important, Heatter has recipes for everyone.” 
— Chicago Tribune

“I feel as if I am standing alongside her… I often find myself laughing out loud as I read her anecdotes about her successes and her failures … What beginners can expect from Maida’s book is an extremely high success rate.”

— Nancy Silverton

"A phenomenon."
— Washington Post